In the pink to pull pints

STAFF at a Portishead pub got in the pink to raise cash for cancer charities. Workers at The Albion in the town dressed up for the day in pink clothes and hats to raise cash for Breast Cancer Research. Daring barman Neil Atkinson swapped his normal shirt

STAFF at a Portishead pub got in the pink to raise cash for cancer charities.Workers at The Albion in the town dressed up for the day in pink clothes and hats to raise cash for Breast Cancer Research. Daring barman Neil Atkinson swapped his normal shirt and tie for a pink tutu, wearing it all day and asking pub customers to sponsor him. A raffle with prizes donated from local businesses was also held over the weekend along with music from the Dicey Rileys and a fund-raising karaoke. It is hoped the 'pink' weekend will have raised more than £500 for the charity.And wonderful wordsmiths tested their skills at a charity scrabble tournament in Nailsea.The tournament, held at Mizzymead Recreation Centre, was organised jointly between Nailsea Scrabble Club and Clevedon Scrabble Club in aid of Breakthrough Breast Cancer Research. Nearly 60 keen Scrabblers went head-to-head in the contest which raised around £500 for the charity.Nailsea Scrabble Club launched two and a half years ago and now has 40 members which meet twice weekly at the social centre.Organiser Pam Sparkes said: "It was a well-supported event and some of the Scrabblers wore pink to add to the occasion."Pictured super Scrabblers get their boards at the ready for the fund-raising tournament.


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